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ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School

Phone: (361) 985-8598 Fax: (361) 980-1835 View Additional Phone Numbers 5858 Spid Dr Ste 111, Corpus Christi, TX 78412

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Alcohol and Drug Offender Education
Defensive Driving Education

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: April 12, 2012 Business started: 11/22/1994 in TX Business started locally: 11/22/1994
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Texas Department of State Health Services
1100 W 49th St, Austin TX 78756
Phone Number: 888-963-7111

Texas Education Agency
1701 N Congress Ave, Austin TX 78701
Phone Number: (512) 463-9734

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Ms. Estella Gonzales, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Estella Gonzales, Owner
Business Category

Drug & Alcohol Screening & Testing Auto Driving School

Products & Services

ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School sells the following brand(s): Only provide Texas State approved and monitored curricula

ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School offers the following product(s): Defensive Driving Class, Drug Offender Education Program , DWI and DWI Repeat Offender Programs, Minor in Possession of Alcohol Awareness Program

Method(s) of Payment
Cash, Check, Credit, Debit
Refund and Exchange Policy
No Refunds
Alternate Business Names
ADAPT Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention in TX
Additional Information

Effective May 29th, 2015, ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School owned and operated by Estella Gonzales was purchased by Raymond Lewis Kanipe. Raymond Lewis Kanipe is now operating as ADAPT & ABC Defensive Driving School, and oversees all company matters for services provided after May 29th, 2015. For more information on the current company, please refer to the following link:


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.